Redwood National Park offers a splendid natural display of tall redwood forests, abundant with native wildlife and plant life. You can also choose from among kayaking, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing and other activities. Take this quiz to learn more about Redwood National Park.
In which state is Redwood National Park?
What are the entrance fees for children under 12?
When does the Jedediah Smith Visitor Center open?
between May and September
between July and November
between August and January
Trees in Redwood National Park forests can reach 30 stories high. That's taller than:
the mountains in the area
the Grand Canyon
any other living thing on earth
Does Redwood National Park have trees that are over 1,000 years old?
scientists aren't certain
Which of these animals might you see at Redwood National Park?
antelope, brown bear, eagle
beaver, moose, buffalo
elk, deer, rabbit
Why is it always dark near the forest floor of Redwood National Park?
It isn't; it's bright with sunlight.
because of the thick canopy of branches and leaves
because the weather there is perpetually foggy
What is the name of one of the best hiking trails in Redwood National Park?
Corey Pass Trail
Chief Redskin Trail
Why is the "Tall Tree" no longer tall?
because the tree top was cut down by foresters
because its crown fell off in the 1980s
because it was infested by red ants and badly damaged
Is the Klamath a grove, a river or a mountain range?
It's a river.
It's a grove of trees.
It's a mountain range.
What accounts for the vegetation and unusually stout trees in Stout Grove?
the optimum climate year-round
the annual flooding that occurs every springtime
the rich river soil from the Smith River
What did Tolowa Indians use Damnation Creek Trail for in the past?
for gathering food near the ocean
for hunting a rare species of beetle
for scalping white settlers
What is the Emerald Mile?
a mile-long patch of emerald-green grassland
an old gemstone quarry
a long stretch of unusually tall redwoods
What happens to the branches and leaves that fall down from the tops of the redwoods?
They get crushed underfoot, which is a nuisance to visitors.
They mix with hemlock and eventually decay.
They are carted away regularly by forest rangers for safety reasons.
What animal eats the fruiting bodies of fungi on dead logs?
the flying squirrel
a species of vole
Why are redwoods popular as a source of lumber?
because the wood resists shrinkage and rot
because of their rich color
because of their unusual density
When was a league to save the redwoods formed?
at the end of the nineteenth century
in the beginning of the twentieth century
at the end of the twentieth century
In what year was Redwood National Park created?
Which of these was incorporated with Jedediah Smith Park to form Redwood National Park?
Del Norte Coast
both of the above
In 1978, Congress added _____ acres to the original acreage.